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Save the Date for Your School’s Back-to-School Night

While the first day of school is still many weeks away for most of our schools, it is not too early to save the date for Back-to-School Night. Mark your calendar and make a date to meet teachers and administrators, learn about what your child can expect this year and visit your child’s classroom. Back-to-School […]

Thanks to Grant, Alexandria Library Can Hire Summer Interns

The Youth Services Department at the Beatley Central Library received an “Inclusive Internship Initiative” grant from the Public Library Association (PLA). The initiative is a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Grant sponsored by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The grant enables the Library to support two paid summer internships.

School Board Appoints Interim Superintendent

The Alexandria City School Board has appointed Dr. Lois F. Berlin as interim superintendent for Alexandria City Public Schools while it conducts a nationwide search for a permanent superintendent. Dr. Berlin served as superintendent of Falls Church City Public Schools from 2004 to 2011 and has a long professional history with ACPS.

Valencourt Scholarships Awarded

United Community Ministries, Inc. (UCM) recently announced its Valencourt Scholarship awards for 2017. Thanks to a generous bequest in 2014, the Lois Valencourt Scholarship Fund enables students who have graduated from high schools in the Mount Vernon area to pursue post-secondary training and career advancement after graduation. Graduating seniors, as well as recent graduates from […]

Training Tomorrow’s Teachers at T.C. Williams

Did you know that T.C. Williams High School launched a teacher cadet program, Teachers for Tomorrow, during the 2016-17 school year? The program is part of the Virginia Teachers for Tomorrow initiative, which seeks to identify, train and nurture high school students interested in a teaching career.

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